Photos: India records biggest one-day jump of Covid-19 deaths

Updated On Jul 02, 2020 11:00 AM IST

India recorded more than 500 fatalities due to the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) between June 30 and July 1 morning-- the biggest single-day spike so far. On June 30, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reviewed India’s preparations for vaccinating its population against the coronavirus disease and India’s first Covid-19 vaccine candidate by Bharat Biotech Ltd received the central drugs controller’s approval for human clinical trials. India’s current Covid-19 tally stands at 6,04,641 cases with. Meanwhile, in the last 24 hours, 434 people died, pushing the death toll up to 17,834 as of the morning of July 2.

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A health worker seen sweating in his PPE coveralls while collecting swab samples to test for coronavirus infection in Gurugram on June 30. In the biggest single-day spike yet, India recorded more than 500 fatalities due to the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) between June 30 and July 1 morning, taking its death toll to 17,400 with 18,653 new infections, reported HT. (Parveen Kumar / HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jul 02, 2020 11:00 AM IST

A health worker seen sweating in his PPE coveralls while collecting swab samples to test for coronavirus infection in Gurugram on June 30. In the biggest single-day spike yet, India recorded more than 500 fatalities due to the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) between June 30 and July 1 morning, taking its death toll to 17,400 with 18,653 new infections, reported HT. (Parveen Kumar / HT Photo)

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Volunteers of Alpha Omega Christian Mahasangh carry the coffin of a person who died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at the Indian Christian Cemetery in Pune. The infection tally has gone up to 604,641 as of last count on July 1--up from 190,535 Covid-19 patients on June 1--with 414,106 cases added in the span of just a month. (Pratham Gokhale / HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jul 02, 2020 11:00 AM IST

Volunteers of Alpha Omega Christian Mahasangh carry the coffin of a person who died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at the Indian Christian Cemetery in Pune. The infection tally has gone up to 604,641 as of last count on July 1--up from 190,535 Covid-19 patients on June 1--with 414,106 cases added in the span of just a month. (Pratham Gokhale / HT Photo)

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Traffic snarl at a police check post in Kandivali, Mumbai. The recovery rate in India, the fourth worst-hit country in the world, improved to 59.43% as 13,157 patients were cured between June 30 and July 1 morning, reported HT. (Satyabrata Tripathy / HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jul 02, 2020 11:00 AM IST

Traffic snarl at a police check post in Kandivali, Mumbai. The recovery rate in India, the fourth worst-hit country in the world, improved to 59.43% as 13,157 patients were cured between June 30 and July 1 morning, reported HT. (Satyabrata Tripathy / HT Photo)

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A medical professional in PPE coveralls speaks on the phone outside the Covid-19 ward at Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Hospital in New Delhi. There are 347,978 people who have been discharged from hospitals across the country, as of this morning. (Raj K Raj / HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jul 02, 2020 11:00 AM IST

A medical professional in PPE coveralls speaks on the phone outside the Covid-19 ward at Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Hospital in New Delhi. There are 347,978 people who have been discharged from hospitals across the country, as of this morning. (Raj K Raj / HT Photo)

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A doctor interacts with hospital employees donating blood during a donation camp at AIIMS hospital in New Delhi. There are 226,947 active cases of the viral disease as of July 2 morning, as the second phase of exiting lockdown restrictions settles into place. (Biplov Bhuyan / HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jul 02, 2020 11:00 AM IST

A doctor interacts with hospital employees donating blood during a donation camp at AIIMS hospital in New Delhi. There are 226,947 active cases of the viral disease as of July 2 morning, as the second phase of exiting lockdown restrictions settles into place. (Biplov Bhuyan / HT Photo)

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A student uses sanitizer while attending an open-air class at the Eidgah ground in the wake of the lockdown imposed to curb the spread of coronavirus in Srinagar on July 1. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on June 30 reviewed India’s preparations for vaccinating its population against the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), once such a vaccine becomes available. (Waseem Andrabi / HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jul 02, 2020 11:00 AM IST

A student uses sanitizer while attending an open-air class at the Eidgah ground in the wake of the lockdown imposed to curb the spread of coronavirus in Srinagar on July 1. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on June 30 reviewed India’s preparations for vaccinating its population against the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), once such a vaccine becomes available. (Waseem Andrabi / HT Photo)

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A woman wears a face mask as she gets her hair coloured at Lee’s salon on Karve road in Pune. India’s first Covid-19 vaccine candidate by Bharat Biotech Ltd has received the central drugs controller’s approval for human clinical trials, reported HT. (Sanket Wankhade / HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jul 02, 2020 11:00 AM IST

A woman wears a face mask as she gets her hair coloured at Lee’s salon on Karve road in Pune. India’s first Covid-19 vaccine candidate by Bharat Biotech Ltd has received the central drugs controller’s approval for human clinical trials, reported HT. (Sanket Wankhade / HT Photo)

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BMC Health workers exit a housing society after conducting door-to-door screening of local residents in Dharavi, Mumbai. According to the Johns Hopkins University’s coronavirus tracker there are 10,668,410 Covid-19 cases and 515,694 people have died due to the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) across the world. (Vijayanand Gupta / HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jul 02, 2020 11:00 AM IST

BMC Health workers exit a housing society after conducting door-to-door screening of local residents in Dharavi, Mumbai. According to the Johns Hopkins University’s coronavirus tracker there are 10,668,410 Covid-19 cases and 515,694 people have died due to the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) across the world. (Vijayanand Gupta / HT Photo)

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